Principal(R) Achieves 2023 Military Friendly(R) Employer Designation

DES MOINES, IA /ACCESSWIRE/November 11, 2022/ Main financial group® announced today that he has won the 2023 Military Friendly Match® Designation of employer. This designation recognizes the company’s efforts to create lasting and meaningful career paths for veterans and military service members, as well as its involvement in community outreach related to supporting veterans’ initiatives. Institutions receiving Military Friendly® Employer designation is assessed using public data sources and proprietary survey responses.

“As military veterans or members of the National Guard and Reserves join the principal, they bring invaluable professional training and skills. They understand the mission and help bring our purpose to fruition,” said Miriam Lewis, head of the inclusion at Principal and wife of a military man. veteran. “We invest in substantial hiring and retention programs for veterans and active duty members because it elevates our entire workforce when we can bring their unique perspectives to the workforce. work.”

About 4% of the capital® employee population voluntarily self-identify as veterans or active-duty military, and one of the many ways the company supports them is with its Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG) – a group directed by employees whose mission is to provide education, development and support to veterans and their families. There are over 300 VERG members who have led efforts such as: bringing cohorts through the Hiring Our Heroes program – which has resulted in full-time roles within the organization, hosting an annual veterans appreciation, donating over 100 laptops to veterans area, organizing a drive for clothing and hygiene items for distribution at a homeless veterans event, and placing flags on headstones in a veterans cemetery.

More than a thousand companies participated in the Military Friendly® 2023 survey. Final scores were determined by combining an organization’s survey score with an assessment of the organization’s ability to meet the thresholds for application, retention of new recruits, staff turnover, and promotion and advancement of veterans and military employees. The data-driven Military Friendly® lists and methodology can be found here.

The principal will be presented during the Amicale militaire 2023® List of employers in the December issue of GI Jobs® magazine and on

About Principal Financial Group®
Main financial group® (Nasdaq: PFG) is a global financial company with 19,000 employees1 passionate about improving the wealth and well-being of people and businesses. In business for over 140 years, we help over 55 million customers1 plan, protect, invest and retire, while working to support the communities in which we operate and build a diverse and inclusive workforce. Director® is proud to be recognized as one of America’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies2a member of the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, and a top 10 workplace in financial management3.” Learn more about Principal and our commitment to building a better future at

1 As of September 30, 2022
2 Barrons, 2022
3 Pensions and investments, 2021

About Military Friendly® Employers

military friendly® is the standard that measures an organization’s commitment, effort, and success in creating lasting and meaningful benefits for the military community. More than 1,700 organizations compete each year for Military Friendly® designation. military friendly® The ratings are owned by Viqtory, Inc., a small business owned by veterans with disabilities.

Director®Main financial group®and Principal and design are registered trademarks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a Principal Financial Group company, in the United States and are trademarks and service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., in various countries of the world.

©2022 Principal Financial Services, Inc. Insurance products issued by Principal National Life Insurance Co (except New York) and Principal Life Insurance Company®. Plan administration services provided by Principal Life. Principal Funds, Inc. is distributed by Principal Funds Distributor, Inc. Securities and Advisory Services offered by Principal Securities, Inc., Member SIPC and/or Independent Broker/Dealers. Listed companies are members of Principal Financial Group®, Des Moines, IA 50392.


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